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SANCTI GREGORII PAPAEI COGNOMENTO MAGNI OPERA OMNIA  (17 Vols) by Pope Gregory - 1st - 1768 - from The Wild Muse and Biblio.com

SANCTI GREGORII PAPAEI COGNOMENTO MAGNI OPERA OMNIA (17 Vols)

by Pope Gregory

Condition: Very Good


Venice: Sumptibus Caroboli, et Pompeati, 1768. Complete 17 volume set, bound in 16 leather folios. First editions. Published Venice: Sumptibus Caroboli, et Pompeati, 1768-1776. Folios, 8 3/4" x 12", full calf skin vellum with gilt embossed spine titles and marbled edges, 2-color title page in volume one with frontis portrait of pope Gregory, title page vignettes, tail pieces and historiated initials. Text in Latin, printed in 2 columns on heavy rag paper. Mild wear and soiling to the boards, name at bottom of title pages, paper label at foot of spines. An attractive, very good set. Text bright, unmarked, bindings tight. Scarce. . 1st. Full-Leather. Very Good. Folio.
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  • Bookseller: The Wild Muse US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 006921
  • Title: SANCTI GREGORII PAPAEI COGNOMENTO MAGNI OPERA OMNIA (17 Vols)
  • Author: Pope Gregory
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: 1st
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Sumptibus Caroboli, et Pompeati
  • Place: Venice
  • Date published: 1768
  • Bookseller catalogs: Religion;
  • Subjects: RELIGION / General;
  • Size: Folio


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